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. hat's off to you. "america live" starts right now. megyn: welcome, everyone. fox news alert on libya. hi. i'm megyn kelly. in a news briefing moments ago, a top u.s. general saying that a stalemate with moammar qaddafi could be a possible outcome here. the stalemate could allow qaddafi to stay in power, that coming in as fox is learning that libya used reporters as human shields to head off a planned missile attack on a qaddafi compound. we'll have a live report from the ground in libya in a few moments. another alert, meantime, on the fallout over japan's nuclear crisis. we're getting word that nuclear officials here in the united states are launching new inspections and reviews of our own nuclear reactors in an effort to prevent a similar disaster. a new setback in efforts to prevent a nuclear meltdown in japan. workers at fukushima evacuated after smoke was seen rising from at least one of the damaged reactors. efforts to cool down overheating fuel rods are temporarily put on hold. trace gallagher has more live from our west coast newsroom. trace? >> reporter: this is a dangerous
: american technology, you go. thanks for joining us. jenna: "america live" starts right now. megyn: breaking news. this is a fox news alert for the victory of the opponents of the healthcare overhaul law. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. this is just breaking moments ago. the federal judge down in florida, judge vincent, that ruled that the president's healthcare overhaul is unconstitutional, he ordered the administration to appeal his ruling on an expedited basis and said you have seven days. they went into the judge and said, we're not sure we understand your order. could you clarify it? boy, did he ever. we'll have the full details on what judge vincent has just said to the department of justice in what is clearly a setback for their legal maneuvers momentarily with shannon bream. it's not the results that the department of justice wanted, i can tell you that. we'll put it in perspective moments away. fox news alert as we await a news conference with president obama and mexican president felipe calderon. it's set to begin any moment, 1:00 p.m. live pictures from the east room o
greg: have a good weekend yourself. "america live" starts right now. megyn: a major and ominous set back this hour in the fight to contain japan's growing nuclear crisis. welcome to "america live," i'm martha maccallum in for megyn kelly. they announced there may be a breach in one of the reactors at the fukushima nuclear plant. the water inside reactor number three is ten thousand times normal radiation levels. they say that this likely does indicate that there has than some sort of leakage from the reactor core. we are going to have a live report coming up on that. in another fox news alert this hour new information coming in from the front lines of libya. we are now learning that a canadian general will take over control of the no-fly zone operation one nato officially steps in. that we now can tell you is expected to be either sunday or monday. meanwhile on the ground there is now word that the rebels are becoming somewhat more organized, rolling out tanks, setting up new road blocks and communicating by telephone. rick leventhal is there, he joins us live on the phone with the
american consumers in a very real way. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. the fighting is getting more intense in libya now. the president warned of possible military action now involving the u.s. >> the violence that's been taking place and perpetrated by the government in libya is unacceptable. i want to send a clear message to those that are around colonel qaddafi. it is their choice to make how they operate moving forward. they will be held accountable for whatever violence continues to take place there. megyn: leland vittert joins us streaming live. he is there on the ground. leland? >> reporter: we just got back from the frontlines where the rebels have been pinned down, not only by qaddafi ambush, but by qaddafi's air force. we were there and they have been able to move out. the problem for the rebels is not only can they not make any effort on the ground against qaddafi's forces, but there is not much they can do about his air force. >> there went another r.p.g. you can see it right down there. incredible amount of firepower. you can see they're trying to shoot down one of
, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert, breaking right now. wisconsin's capital is in lockdown. assembly members cannot get into the chamber to vote on a bill concerning state worker contracts because the protesters are literally blocking the doors. here's one lawmaker losing his temper with the chaos in the capital. >> let us do our jobs! this is america! this is america! this is america! let us do our jobs! stop the tricks! it's enough! enough is enough! let us do our jobs! megyn: wow. let us do our jobs. this is america. police dragging protesters by force from the capital. they've been blocking lawmakers. the bill went through last night and now goes to the assembly, but not if these protesters have anything to say about it. the department of justice in wisconsin is investigating email threats to the lives of republican state senators who did push through that controversial measure last night. death threats described as "several of them" against "a number of lawmakers" in response to what it did there. democrats that fled the state la
. police caught the guy in action. jenna: thank you for joining us, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. breaking news from the pentagon, where u.s. military leaders say there is a change of mission in libya. welcome to "america live," everyone. i'm megyn kelly. here's the latest on the situation right new. a senior u.s. defense official saying that military strikes are now going to start focusing on moammar qaddafi's ground troops and artillery. no more cruise missiles unless needed. the pentagon says the battle on the ground is busy, where brigades commanded by qaddafi's sons are "fully engaged." nato warships are patrolling the coast to enforce an arms embargo. live report coming up. new warnings that the situation in libya and across the arab world as a whole now pose a threat to the united states economy. eric bowling and the fox business network picks up that piece of the story. eric? >> reporter: a couple of months ago before anything started in egypt or tunisia, we were talking about the higher price for food. that was when oil
new warnings on the nuclear crisis in japan. welcome to "america live" on a monday. i'm megyn kelly. workers are finding new pools of radioactive water leaking from japan's crippled nuke plant at this hour. material from one of the six reactors is spreading further into the ocean. the new concerns started less than 24 hours ago when japanese officials reported a spike in radiation levels 100,000 times above normal inside reactor two. a cabinet official confirming that a partial meltdown at that plant is to blame for the spike. the plant's operator is reporting extremely high radiation levels in water tunnels outside the reactor. so high that top u.s. environmental officials report that a single dose is enough to cause hemorrhaging. more from osaka, japan. >> reporter: yes, megyn. it is looking serious now in terms of the quantity of radiation emanating from the nuclear plant. it appears that we have significant problems at reactor 2 and reactor 3. hearing there are pools of water in a trench that drains off from the reactor towards the sea. it's about 90 feet from the sea, we believ
will leave that to jon scott. thanks for joining us, everybody. jon: "america live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert. the pentagon announcing that forces loyal to moammar qaddafi are mounting new attacks on libyan rebels, despite the military threat from the united states and its allies. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. getting new details now about how pro-qaddafi groups are fighting. u.s. military officials and the u.n. encouraging an extension of the no-fly zone until qaddafi stops defying a u.n. resolution to end all action against his own people. meantime, we're getting brand-new images from the crash of a u.s. fighter jet this morning. the plane went down with mechanical problems. both members of the crew are safe. they had safely ejected prior to impact. rick leventhal joins us on the phone, as he heads away from the fighting in benghazi. what is the latest there? >> reporter: pretty quiet in benghazi. here here during evening prayers. more traffic now. it appears that some of the people that fled the violence over the weekend are trickling back in. we were south of
why someone got hurt. jenna: wow. thanks for joining us, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: with this fox news alert, the crisis in libya taking a dramatic new turn at this hour. after coalition fighter jets are forced to shoot down a libyan aircraft. i'm in for megyn kelly today. we're getting a look at the aircraft shot down. it was shot down by a french fighter jet for violating a no-fly zone. take a look at the chaos that unfolded moments after the forces bombed the country's capital. martha: incredible scene on the ground. we'll go live to libya in just minutes. now this fox news alert for you. the dire situation in japan also taking a new turn today. fox news has learned that the u.s. military is testing water for radiation levels at our naval bases 10 times a day, this as, look at the store shelves in japan. fears about radiation contamination continue to grow. trace gallagher picks up the story from our west coast newsroom. good afternoon, trace. >> reporter: i want to get you updated on urgent information crossing the wire. there are evacuation flights that
. "america live" with megyn kelly begins right now. megyn: thank you. fox news alert from washington, where we're hearing reports that al-qaeda could be using the chaos in libya to get its hands on serious weapon. welcome to "america live," everyone, on a tuesday. i'm megyn kelly. the issue came up a little more than an hour ago during a briefing on the battle in libya. a top military commander was asked about reports that al-qaeda had grabbed surface-to-aramisles from a qaddafi stockpile, weapons that could bring down a commercial aircraft. jennifer griffin with more. >> reporter: ambassador rice just said that no decision has been made to arm the rebels, but the nato order doesn't preclude that. with regard to the al-qaeda getting their hands on surface-to-air missiles, that came out of a briefing and it will be briefed in a "classified discussion." >> the intelligence that i'm receiving at this point makes me feel that the leadership that i'm seeing are responsible men and women who are struggling against colol qaddafi. we've seen flickers in the intelligence of potential al-qaeda, hezbo
on such a busy news day, everybody. jon: "america live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert, everyone, on japan, where it's 2:00 a.m. and the fight to head off a nuclear meltdown could go either way at this hour. welcome to "america live," everyone. i'm megyn kelly. we've been getting reports all day of growing worries about radiation levels around that damaged nuclear plant. take a look at the images just in to "america live." hundreds of men, women, children, even animals, lining up one by one, waiting to be tested for possible exposure to radiation. the doctors using special equipment to scan individuals head to toe. there are reports that u.s. military personnel aiding in relief efforts are also being exposed to radiation. meantime, a dramatic situation is playing out at the damaged nuke site. we're told that at least 50 workers being described as many as heroic are risking their own lives by staying behind to monitor the situation and try to keep cooling levels in effect. u.s. nuclear officials and international atomic energy agency warning that the safety shield surrounding the
, to a busy "america live" on a thursday. i'm megyn kelly. a couple of hours ago, reports came from the office of texas congressman michael mccall, alerting us to a law enforcement bulletin that went out warning that mexican gangsters were overheard threatening to kill immigration enforcement agents and texas rangers stationed along the border. is this what it's come to? william la jeunesse joins us now. >> reporter: the congressman was introducing legislation to require the state department to classify mexican cartels as foreign terrorist organizations. that would allow their assets to be frozen. the bulletin is a warning and reminder that all law enforcement, police, sheriffs, border patrol, are always at risk. it's not just about stopping illegals, but drugs, drugs worth a lot of money. and that the armed cartels put a lot of value on that and no value on human life. according to this texas congressman, a law enforcement agency issued a bulletin that some of the cartels were overheard plotting to kill i.c.e. agents and border patrol agents, this is following the targeting of i.c.e. agents,
, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. we're awaiting a statement from president obama on the dramatic developments in libya. he's set to speak during this show, about one hour from now. moammar qaddafi has called for an immediate cease-fire in the wake of a u.n. security resolution last night, but there is new evidence that he has not stopped killing his own people. now signs indicate a military strike by the west may be under way already. welcome to "america live" on a busy friday afternoon, everyone. i'm megyn kelly. minutes ago, the president met with congressional leaders from both parties and top members of the cabinet about the libyan crisis. british warplanes, like the one you see here, are heading to bases offseas to potentially enforce a no-fly zone over libya, this as the united states and its international partners are sharing new and serious doubts about qaddafi's commitment to the cease-fire. it was originally a french-sponsored resolution, french and the brits. the u.s. got on board yesterday and it passed and now the pres
. "america live" starts right now. see you tomorrow. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. we're expecting to learn new details shortly about what's next in the libya conflict. welcome to "america live," everyone. i'm megyn kelly. top leaders of the obama administration are headed to capitol hill, where they will brief congress, this as moammar qaddafi's forces gain ground, forcing a rebel retreat. among those we expect to see, secretary of state, hillary clinton, defense secretary, robert gates, and joint chiefs of staff, mike mullen, set to answer questions about the road ahead and whether or not terror groups are working with the rebels that are now getting our help. when the news happens, we'll bring it to you and we'll watch it closely. we're told that republicans and democrats have been told to spare no questioning when these three arrive. another fox news alert, this time on a near catastrophe in our skies. an investigation is under way into an incident in florida involving an air traffic controller that sent two planes on a path of near-collision. he instructed a south
. jenna: i can see you doing that. would you try it? jon: no. "america live" starts right now. jenna: thanks for joining us, everybody. megyn: fox news alert. this is just breaking now. new developments in the controversy over some congressional hearings scheduled to begin on thursday sponsored by congressman peter king, a republican from long island. he's called for the hearings to examine the radicalization of muslim-american groups. he's come under threat for that. he's suffered increased security in response to those threats for that. and now just moments ago we get word that more than 50 left-leaning groups have written him a letter calling this hearing a political show trial, accusing him of adding to the toxic climate of suspicion toward american muslims, saying that he's demonizing and scapegoating that group and demanding that he reconsider going forward with the hearings, saying if he must do so, he has to find a way that doesn't demonize millions of americans for no reason but their faith. congressman pete king is our guest today. he is going to come up in the 2:00 hour an
for joining us today, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, jon, thanks, jenna. baby joseph could be going home. new details coming in at this hour, that a canadian hospital treating this terminally ill child is giving in to the desperate family's request. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. we've been following this story closely on this show and now we're getting reports that the hospital where 13-month-old joseph is hooked up to a respirator is agreeing now in a major aboutface to let this child die at home with his family, as they've been asking for. we did some digging and the family says this is news to them. trace gallagher has the latest from our west coast newsroom. what? >> reporter: we just talked to a family spokesperson for the maraachlis and said they will release a statement. we assume that will come with a decision as well. the hospital has agreed to send baby joseph home. they will transfer baby joseph with the breathing machine, but when he arrives at home, they will place him in his parents' arms and remove that breathing machine and they wi
's not the leadership that we need in america. i wish the president would have said, we'll let drilling occur in the gulf and north dakota, which has 200 years of energy assets, to be tapped. we don't have an energy problem in america. we have a leadership problem. megyn: he fought back on that and i thought it was one of the most interesting parts, where he went on the offense to critics who say, we need to be drilling in the united states and doing more oil production. take a listen to what president obama said on that. >> our oil production reached its highest level in 7%. oil production from federal waters in the gulf of mexico reached an all-time high. for the first time in a decade, 'em -- imports accounted for less than half of what we consumed. any notion that my administration shut down oil production, may make for a good political sound bite, but doesn't match-up with reality. does he have a point? >> he does. and we want to give him credit when he deserves credit. $2 billion is being sent to brazil for the brazilians to big deep, deep wells off or shores, but our oil companies cou
monday morning. jon: "america live" starts right now? megyn: fox news alert in japan. what is called a meltdown is underway at a japanese nuclear plant. this is according to the wires on the associated press. japanese government officials can not say this is something that can be contained or whether this is a precursor to the worst-case scenario they have been talking about. welcome to "america live" on very busy monday. i'm megyn kelly. the japanese nuclear concerns started as soon as the quake hit. the power went out. the cooling systems failed. saturday an explosion rocked the fukushima plant because of a pressure buildup. the experts told us everything was okay. that was friday afternoon because they said the shield around the nuclear material did not crack or melt. last night, another explosion. and now we are hearing that coolant levels have dropped. that is a dangerous situation. because it exposes the nuclear fuel rods, leaving them to overheat. that could allow those fuel rods to melt down. and when that superhot radioactive materiel falls to the bottom of the reactor which
us. jenna: "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. we're awaiting details on the suspect that's in custody following what may have been a terror attack on u.s. troops in germany. two airmen were killed and two more wounded in a shooting incident at frankfurt international airport. german authorities confirmed they have the shooter. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. german police and investigators on the scene. the details breaking on this, but the military is telling us that the gunmen opened fire on a bus full of airmen. two kids, two others wounded. the gunmen may be from kosovo. thanks for joining us. now there are suggestions, inclueding from one g.o.p. lawmaker and from some terrorism experts, that this has the earmarks of a terrorist attack on our troops. >> it might. good to see you, megyn. it might not. it's important not to jump to conclusions. we need to let the facts drive the investigation. megyn: why would they think that jihadists from kosovo would be targeting potential -- that's what they do think, that it was a
no, and she goes berserk in the liquor store. jenna: happy friday. "america live" starts right now. megyn: dramatic new developments in the murder of a border patrol agent. agent brian terry was shot in the back and killed during a shootout on the arizona border back in december. he and his team confronted a group of illegal immigrants. they were packing ak-47. terry loaded with a gun lethal beanbag gun. now new questions in the fed policy when it comes to facing down armed drug gangs right here in america. trace gallagher is in our west coast newsroom. trace? >> reporter: using beanbags is not an across-the-board policy. these agents are armed with several weapons, some lethal, some not. and the orders are given on a case-by-case basis. these border patrol agents were told to use nonlethal force. the question is -- why? court records show that they knew that these suspected illegals were carrying rifles. they expected this group of cartel enforcers that had robbed, raped and assaulted other illegals. they knew they were dangerous and yet they fired beanbags against what turned out
coming from and where we stand today. it's 1:17 in the east. welcome. i'm megyn kelly. this is "america live." we're also standing by for a statement from our president. barack obama is set to speak on the crisis in japan anytime this afternoon. the united states government is sending charter flights to get americans out of that country. it's a frantic attempt to bomb the nuclear plants overhead with water. they've had worked at it all day and night. it appears to have failed. iaea says that the situation is serious. high radiation levels were detected about an hour ago. more than 18 1/2 miles away from the fukushima plant. now they're 18 miles away, which is much farther than japan's evacuation zone of 12 miles. a core team of 180 emergency workers are japan's last line of defense. we were talking about them as the fearless 50. it is a team of 50 that rotates into the plant to try to fight this cooling problem. in all, it's about 180 who are on staff. so 50 at a time go in. these men are knowingly risking their own lives. one radiologist describing them as suicide fighters in a war. it
'll do. jon: so much confusion and it doesn't help anyone. thanks for joining us. jenna: "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys, this is a fox news alert. anger and frustration intensifying in japan's nuclear crisis right now. there are new reports that u.s. forces helping in relief efforts are being ordered to stay at least 50 miles away from the crippled fukushima plant. you are looking at up-close video of the reactors, where conditions took a turn for the worse. a big jump in radiation levels forced the teams to leave the plant and abandon efforts to cool down the reactors. experts say that radiation has traveled far beyond the 20-mile radius. the pentagon assuring that u.s. forces will have to stay away unless they have special authorization. we're getting reports that evacuation shelters are running out of food and basic necessities. many victims reportedly furious over the government's response. trace gallagher picks up the story from there. trace? >> reporter: the news coming out of japan is very, very troubling. conflicting messages are coming from the japanese g
kelly. welcome to "america live." in the last hour, reuters announcing that the president's approval rating among independent voters is "plunging," dropping to 37%. this is among independents. from 47%, where it was 30 days ago. and that's not all. the same survey had dramatic findings when it comes to the direction of the country and how people feel. we're reviewing that research right now and will have the rest of the data in about 5 minutes along with monica crowley on what is behind those numbers. another fox news alert on the health care overhaul. it started with newsbreaking late yesterday that the state of maine had won a waiver, exempting it from critical parts of the healthcare law. the entire state got a waiver. now the white house is trying to shoot down that story and the administration is going back to court to fight the ruling out of that florida court that the healthcare overhaul is unconstitutional and void. trace gallagher has an update from our west coast newsroom. t.g. >> reporter: the administration claims they haven't given maine a waiver, but a "temporary adjust
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